"It's wet, ain't it? Drink it!"

~ The Goonies (1985)

My Own Private Idaho

Surreal character study focusing on the friendship between two male hustlers, Mike and Scott, in Portland, Oregon. They live on the streets, do drugs, and sell themselves to men and women. Mike is quiet, gay and suffers from narcolepsy. Abandoned as a child, he is obsessed with finding his long-lost mother. Scott is the rebellious son of a high-ranking family, who lives this life mostly to embarrass his father. Mike is in love with Scott, who still maintains he is straight and insists that his w

  • Rated: R
  • Genre(s): Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 09/29/1991
  • Run Time: 104 minutes
  • Director(s): Gus Van Sant
  • Writers: William Shakespeare, Gus Van Sant
  • Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo
  • Cast: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Rodney Harvey, Chiara Caselli, Michael Parker, Jessie Thomas, Flea, Grace Zabriskie, Tom Troupe, Udo Kier, Sally Curtice, Robert Lee Pitchlynn, Mickey Cottrell
  • Studios: New Line Cinema

My Own Private Idaho

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